Dozens Of Firearms, Including Three Assault Weapons, Seized In East Hartford

An East Hartford man faces numerous weapons charges and is held in lieu of $2.5 million dollars bond after he was arrested following seizure of more than three dozen firearms,  including three assault weapons,  at his home.

35-year-old Jubar Holley was arrested as a result of a joint investigation by the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Greater New Britain Shooting Task Force with help from East Hartford police.

He’s charged with three counts of possession of an assault weapon,  38 counts of criminal possession of a firearm, and with  possession of a silencer, possession of body armor and altering a serial number on a firearm.

Information provided to New Britain Police led to the raid at Holley’s home,  where authorities with a search warrant found three assault weapons, seventeen handguns, 21 long guns, a silencer and body armor.

The Greater New Britain Shooting Task Force includes Inspectors from the Office of the Chief State’s Attorney, the Office of the State’s Attorney for the Judicial District of New Britain, the New Britain, Berlin, Bristol, Hartford, Newington, Plainville and Southington police departments, the state Department of Correction, the Office of Adult Probation, the Central Connecticut State University Police Department and the Connecticut State Police.

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